Top 10 Best Minnesota Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 115 blue ribbon public schools serving 57,480 students in Minnesota.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Minnesota are Atheneum Elementary School, Kimberly Lane Elementary School and Plymouth Creek Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minnesota blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 73% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 73% (versus the 59% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the Minnesota public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Best Minnesota Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Atheneum Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5899 Babcock Tr E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
(651) 306-7300
Grades: 2-5
| 119 students
Rank: #22.
Kimberly Lane Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
17405 Old Rockford Rd
Plymouth, MN 55446
(763) 745-5600
Grades: K-5
| 759 students
Rank: #33.
Plymouth Creek Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
16005 41st Ave N
Plymouth, MN 55446
(763) 745-5800
Grades: K-5
| 687 students
Rank: #44.
Greenwood Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
18005 Medina Rd
Plymouth, MN 55447
(763) 745-5500
Grades: K-5
| 793 students
Rank: #55.
Normandale Elementary School
Math: 91% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5701 Normandale Rd
Minneapolis, MN 55424
(952) 848-4100
Grades: K-5
| 647 students
Rank: #66.
Minnetonka West Middle School
Math: 85% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
6421 Hazeltine Blvd
Excelsior, MN 55331
(952) 401-5300
Grades: 6-8
| 1,226 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Dassel Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
131 William Ave E
Dassel, MN 55325
(320) 286-4100
Grades: PK-4
| 362 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Delano Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
678 Tiger Dr
Delano, MN 55328
(763) 972-3365
Grades: PK-4
| 918 students
Rank: #99.
Mckinley Elementary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1740 Constance Blvd Ne
Andover, MN 55304
(763) 506-3400
Grades: K-5
| 733 students
Rank: #1010.
Hilltop Primary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5700 Game Farm Rd
Mound, MN 55364
(952) 491-8500
Grades: PK-4
| 426 students
Rank: #1111.
Rush Creek Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
8801 County Rd 101
Maple Grove, MN 55311
(763) 494-4549
Grades: PK-5
| 824 students
Rank: #1212.
Barnesville Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
305 5th St Se
Barnesville, MN 56514
(218) 354-2300
Grades: K-6
| 462 students
Rank: #1313.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1961 6th St
Saint Paul, MN 55110
(651) 653-2820
Grades: K-5
| 468 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Highlands Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5505 Doncaster Way
Minneapolis, MN 55436
(952) 848-4500
Grades: K-5
| 580 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
St Croix Preparatory Academy Middle School
Charter School
Math: 79% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4620 Stagecoach Tr N
Stillwater, MN 55082
(651) 395-5951
Grades: 5-8
| 360 students
Rank: #1616.
Richmond Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
34 2nd St Ne
Richmond, MN 56368
(320) 597-2016
Grades: K-5
| 132 students
Rank: #1717.
Hanover Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
274 Labeauxe Ave Ne
Hanover, MN 55341
(763) 682-0800
Grades: K-7
| 438 students
Rank: #1818.
Math And Science Academy
Charter School
Math: 79% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8430 Woodbury Crossing
Saint Paul, MN 55125
(651) 578-7507
Grades: 6-12
| 512 students
Rank: #1919.
Gleason Lake Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
310 County Road 101 N
Plymouth, MN 55447
(763) 745-5400
Grades: K-5
| 567 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Hills-beaver Creek Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
404 S 4th St
Beaver Creek, MN 56116
(507) 673-2541
Grades: PK-5
| 175 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Lowell Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
704 3rd Ave Ne
Brainerd, MN 56401
(218) 454-6550
Grades: K-4
| 423 students
Rank: #2222.
Wayzata Central Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
305 Vicksburg Ln N
Plymouth, MN 55447
(763) 745-6000
Grades: 6-8
| 1,244 students
Rank: #2323.
Deephaven Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4452 Vine Hill Rd
Wayzata, MN 55391
(952) 401-6900
Grades: K-5
| 668 students
Rank: #2424.
Lake Marion Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
19875 Dodd Blvd
Lakeville, MN 55044
(952) 232-2700
Grades: K-5
| 621 students
Rank: #2525.
Congdon Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3116 E Superior St
Duluth, MN 55812
(218) 336-8825
Grades: K-5
| 596 students
Rank: #2626.
Wayzata West Middle School
Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
149 Barry Ave N
Wayzata, MN 55391
(763) 745-6400
Grades: 6-8
| 770 students
Rank: #2727.
Yinghua Academy
Charter School
Math: 85% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1616 Buchanan St Ne
Minneapolis, MN 55413
(612) 788-9095
Grades: K-8
| 816 students
Rank: #2828.
Delano Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
700 Elm Ave E
Delano, MN 55328
(763) 972-3365
Grades: 5-8
| 821 students
Rank: #2929.
Sunset Hill Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13005 Sunset Tr
Minneapolis, MN 55441
(763) 745-5900
Grades: K-5
| 678 students
Rank: #3030.
Delano Senior High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
700 Elm Ave E
Delano, MN 55328
(763) 972-3365
Grades: 9-12
| 782 students
Rank: #3131.
Friedell Middle School
Math: 73% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1200 Broadway S
Rochester, MN 55904
(507) 328-5650
Grades: 6-8
| 461 students
Rank: #3232.
Shirley Hills Primary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2450 Wilshire Blvd
Mound, MN 55364
(952) 491-8400
Grades: PK-4
| 414 students
Rank: #33 - 3633. - 36.
Baxter Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5546 Fairview Rd
Baxter, MN 56425
(218) 454-6400
Grades: PK-4
| 502 students
Rank: #33 - 3633. - 36.
Buffalo Lake-hector Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
211 3rd Street
Buffalo Lake, MN 55314
(320) 833-5311
Grades: PK-5
| 247 students
Rank: #33 - 3633. - 36.
Hancock Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
371 Hancock Ave
Hancock, MN 56244
(320) 392-5622
Grades: PK-6
| 202 students
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